John Milton Quotes


99 John Milton quotes:



"Time will run back, and fetch the age of gold."
"Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Absence Quotes
"How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year!"
"Thus Belial, with words clothed in reason's garb, counseled ignoble ease, and peaceful sloth, not peace."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Agreement Quotes
"Fairy elves, / Whose midnight revels, by a forest side / Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, / Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon / Sits arbitress."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"For neither man nor angel can discern hypocrisy, the only evil that walks invisible, except to God alone."
"More safe I sing with mortal voice, unchanged / To hoarse or mute though fall'n on evil days, / On evil days though fall'n, and evil tongues; / In darkness, and with dangers compassed round, / And solitude."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"And out of good still to find means of evil."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"So farewell Hope, and with Hope farewell Fear, Farewell Remorse: all Good to me is lost; Evil be thou my Good"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"Consider first, that great or bright infers not excellence"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"Far from all resort of mirth, / Save the cricket on the hearth!"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Cricket Quotes
"O fairest of creation! last and best / Of all God's works! Creature in whom excelled / Whatever can to sight or thought be formed, / Holy, divine, good, amiable, or sweet!"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Creation Quotes
"Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself."
"Love-quarrels oft in pleasing concord end."
"Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live."
"When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for."
"Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right."
"They also serve who only stand and wait."
"He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king."
"Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe."



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